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Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1618 11th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2019

Issue: Whether discrimination against an employee because of sexual orientation constitutes prohibited employment discrimination “because of . . . sex” within the meaning of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-2.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 25 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 2, 2018)
Jun 05 2018Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Gerald Lynn Bostock.
Jun 27 2018Waiver of right of respondent Clayton County, Georgia to respond filed.
Jul 03 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/24/2018.
Jul 13 2018Response Requested. (Due August 13, 2018)
Aug 02 2018Supplemental brief of petitioner Gerald Lynn Bostock filed.
Aug 10 2018Brief of respondent Clayton County, Georgia in opposition filed.
Aug 24 2018Reply of petitioner Gerald Lynn Bostock filed.
Aug 29 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/24/2018.
Sep 11 2018Rescheduled.
Nov 07 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/30/2018.
Nov 26 2018Rescheduled.
Dec 03 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/7/2018.
Dec 03 2018Rescheduled.
Dec 20 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/4/2019.
Jan 07 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/11/2019.
Jan 14 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/18/2019.
Feb 04 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/15/2019.
Feb 19 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/22/2019.
Feb 25 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/1/2019.
Mar 11 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/15/2019.
Mar 18 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/22/2019.
Mar 25 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/29/2019.
Apr 08 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/12/2019.
Apr 15 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/18/2019.
Apr 22 2019Petition GRANTED. The petition for writ of certiorari in No. 17-1623 is granted. The cases are consolidated and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument. VIDED.
Apr 23 2019Because the Court has consolidated these cases for briefing and oral argument, future filings and activity in the cases will now be reflected on the docket of No. 17-1618. Subsequent filings in these cases must therefore be submitted through the electronic filing system in No. 17-1618. Each document submitted in connection with one or more of these cases must include on its cover the case number and caption for each case in which the filing is intended to be submitted. Where a filing is submitted in fewer than all of the cases, the docket entry will reflect the case number(s) in which the fling is submitted; a document filed in all of the consolidated cases will be noted as “VIDED.”
May 09 2019Briefing proposal from the parties in Nos. 17-1618, 17-1623, and 18-107 filed. VIDED.
May 13 2019Petitioner in No. 17-1618, respondents in No. 17-1623, and respondent Aimee Stephens in No. 18-107 shall file their briefs on the merits, pursuant to Rule 33.1(g)(v), on or before Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Respondent in No. 17-1618, petitioners in No. 17-1623, and petitioner and respondent EEOC in No. 18-107 shall file their briefs on the merits, pursuant to Rule 33.1(g)(vi), on or before Friday, August 16, 2019. Reply briefs, if any, pursuant to Rule 33.1(g)(vii), shall be filed on or before Monday, September 16, 2019. Amicus curiae briefs shall be filed pursuant to Rule 37.3. VIDED.
May 22 2019Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Altitude Express, Inc., et al. (petitioners in 17-1623)
Jun 05 2019Letter from counsel for petitioner, respondents in 17-1623, and respondent Aimee Stephens in 18-107, regarding requests for consent to file amicus curiae briefs filed. VIDED.
Jun 12 2019Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Clayton County, Georgia.
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